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Walking on Water (Camminando sull'acqua)
Sun, Nov 12 11:15 AM (52 min)
On November 4, 1966, the Arno River wreaked havoc on Tuscany and, famously, flooded the streets of Florence. The damage was incalculable, and countless artisans—whose skills had been honed and handed down for generations—would likely have had to move elsewhere for work while the city recovered from the ravages of water and mud. Enter Beppe Fantacci, a garrulous bon vivant, bold entrepreneur, and born diplomat, who devised a plan to procure donations from department stores in the United States to subsidize Florence’s craftspeople until facilities could be cleaned and restored, materials replaced, and production could resume. Instead of desperation and despair, Florentines responded in the flood’s aftermath with a spirit
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The Young Pope (Il giovane Papa)
Sun, Nov 12 1:00 PM (112 min)
From Paolo Sorrentino, director of the Academy Award®-winning film THE GREAT BEAUTY, we bring you the first two episodes of THE YOUNG POPE, the director’s sumptuous, epic HBO series about a fictional American-born Pope. We are screening the first two episodes from last year’s series because of Paolo Sorrentino’s relationship with this festival and because they look beautiful on a large screen. THE YOUNG POPE tells the controversial story of the beginning of Pope Pius XIII's pontificate. Born Lenny Belardo (a magnetic Jude Law), he is a complex and conflicted character—conservative in his choices and Machiavellian in his modus operandi, yet full of compassion towards the weak and poor. Pius XIII is a man of limitless power who stubbornly resists his Vatican courtiers, including the perplexed, traditional Cardinal Voiello (Silvio Orlando) and is loyal to no one, not even his mentor Sister Mary, a nun (played to perfection by Diane Keaton). Sorrentino says the series is about “The clear s
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